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Do you prefer long-term trips or short-term trips? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer indoor activities or outdoor activities? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer finding information by reading books or searching the internet? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Does technology make our lives simpler or more complex? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that students should bring a cellphone to school? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to work in the office or work at home? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to go someplace you have never been before or someplace you have been before? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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If you had a small amount of money, would you spend it right away or save it? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that life is about relaxing instead of hurrying? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that people should always tell the truth? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that a celebrity should set a good example for young people? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that childhood is the best time of a person’s life? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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When communicating with your friends and families, you can use different methods: letters, e-mails, and/or telephone calls. Which method do you think is better and why? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that a higher education means a better career? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Would you prefer to take a part-time course or have a part-time job during your summer vacation? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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When going to a restaurant, do you prefer to meet your friends at home or at the restaurant? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to learn about the news in a newspaper or on television? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree that television has destroyed communication among friends and family? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that luck has nothing to do with success? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to eat at food stands or restaurants? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Some people believe that attending class in university should be required, while others believe that it should be optional. Which point of view do you agree with? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to learn on your own or learn with a teacher? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that students should have a job while they are studying in school? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that businesses should hire employees for their entire life? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer going to a live performance or watching it on TV? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that students learn better with the help of technology? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer traveling alone or traveling with a companion? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Which type of movie do you prefer watching, a serious movie or a comedy movie? Which do you prefer? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Would you rather be self-employed or working for someone else? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that daily homework is necessary for students? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Would you prefer to have a higher-paying job with longer hours or lower-paying job with shorter hours? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that grades encourage students to learn? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to work in a team or work alone? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Some people think the internet provides people with a lot of information, while others think access to so much information creates problems. Which view do you agree with? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to live in places that have the same weather or live in areas where the weather changes several times a year? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Would you rather have the university assign a student to their room or would you rather choose your own roommate?

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When people move to another country, some prefer to follow the customs of their new country, while others prefer to keep their own customs. Which one do you prefer? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you like to spend time alone or spend time with your friends? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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When going on a trip, do you prefer to drive or take a train? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree that young people have nothing to teach older people? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to watch a movie or read a book? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to be a team leader or a team member? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to eat at home or eat at a restaurant? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to have a long vacation each year or have several short vacations throughout the year? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you prefer to live in a traditional house or in a more modern apartment? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree smoking should be prohibited in public places? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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If you have money, would you prefer to buy a house or a business? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree the idea that watching sports programs on television is a waste of time?

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Do you agree that cars should be allowed to enter into the campus?

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Do you agree or disagree that universities should give the same amount of money to their students' sports activities as they give to their university libraries? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Your university is planning to allow students to watch TV in their dormitories. What is your opinion and why? What are the advantages and disadvantages of watching TV in dormitories? Include reasons and examples to support your response.

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If you were given an empty piece of land, would you rather use it to build a garden or a playground for children?

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Which of the following do you think is the best way to get to know a new school, joining a one-day campus tour, spending a weekend on the campus play field or auditing lectures?

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Do you think bicycles will still be widely used in the future or replaced by other means of transportation?

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Do you think junk food should be banned in schools? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Should using cell phones be permitted while driving? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Should schools have teams for sports that might carry a risk of serious physical injury? Explain your answer.

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Should a country that has enough food for all of its residents allow recreational hunting? Explain your answer.

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Should communities create incentives to encourage people raised there to continue living there as adults? Explain your answer.

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If the police stop a driver who is driving drunk (after drinking alcohol), do you think that the person’s driver’s license should be taken away? Support your answer.

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Do you think that parents should be allowed to educate their children at home, or should they be required to send children to school outside the home? Support your answer.

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Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Teachers should be evaluated by their students.

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Should cities adopt laws that prohibit certain breeds of dogs because they are more frequently involved in attacks than other dogs? Explain your answer.

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Should countries ban the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food production? Explain your answer.

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Should college students be required to take at least one class in philosophy? Explain your answer.

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Should countries with teacher shortages develop programs that recruit people from industries such as business, law and technology and retrain them as schoolteachers? Explain your answer.

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Should countries intervene in a civil war in another country where a lot of civilians might be killed? Explain your answer.

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Should schoolchildren be required to study a musical instrument for at least a year? Explain your answer.

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Should countries give financial incentives to car companies that make vehicles that use alternative fuels (other than oil and gas)? Explain your answer.

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What should universities do to ensure that their professors are not only experts in their fields, but good at teaching students as well?

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Should schools engage in character education to instill morals and values in children? Explain your answer.

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Should new university students all be required to read the same book in the summer before they start their first course of study? Explain your answer.

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Should new university students be required to watch and discuss the same movie at the beginning of their first term of study? Explain your answer.

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In general, should cities devote more resources to attracting more industries or to protecting the environment? Explain your answer.

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What is an important benefit that an employer can offer to make sure employees are happy and healthy? Explain your answer.

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Should countries offer money to stay-at-home mothers to support them as they raise their children?Explain your answer.

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Should cities and states ban certain sorts of fats used for cooking in restaurants in an effort to improve people’s health? Explain your answer.

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Do you prefer to work in the office or work at home? Use details and examples to support your explanation.

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? All people should be required to stop working and retire by age 65. Do you agree or disagree

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? A boss or a manager should not form close friendship with their employees.

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If you are to choose between 2 apartments to live in next semester, one apartment is near the campus but slightly expensive, the other is a little far from the campus but cheaper, which one do you prefer and why?

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Do you agree or disagree with the statement that female and male university students should have separate residence halls.

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Many people think that students study course materials more effectively by taking exams, while others think that students learn more effectively through doing other activities like completing projects, which one do you think is more effective?

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You have been very busy and unable to prepare for the exam tomorrow. You can either stay up late to study and sleep less or just study less and get full night’s sleep. Which option would you choose?

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Which one do you prefer? To buy the newly-released e-product as soon as possible or to wait for a while and then decide whether you want to buy it or not.

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Many students are asked to evaluate their professors at the end of the semester. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this?

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It is important to spend time learning about the history of the place where you live.

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You live in a crowded city with only one green space-the city park. The government recently proposes to build a housing complex on this only green space. Do you agree or disagree this idea?

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Is it better to use your extra money to buy some objects like clothes or electronic products, or is it better to use the extra money to increase your experience like going for a vacation or a concert?

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Do you agree or disagree that it is important for young people to learn some domestic skills like cooking, sewing and taking care of children?

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Some people think that they can learn more in the early morning; some others can learn more in the afternoon classes. Which is better for you?

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Some universities expect the students to choose a major field of study when they enter the school; while other universities wait until the second or the third year before students deciding to choose a major field of study. Which do you prefer?

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Some people believe old people should not take risks and participate in adventurous events as the young people. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? If you want to succeed in business, being outgoing and friendly is very important.

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Some people think those children who don't want to keep learning a musical instrument course should be required to keep learning the course; While others think that those children should be allowed to make decisions by themselves. What is your opinion?

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Some people prefer to resolve problems with friends directly face to face or on the phone, some others prefer to resolve problems by writing, sending E-mail or text message. Which do you prefer and why?

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Should schools engage in character education to instill morals and values in children?

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Do you think that parents should be allowed to educate their children at home, or should they be required to send children to school outside the home? Support your answer.

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Some people believe that class discussions should be part of the grade. Others believe that only written assignments and exams should be part of the grade. Which one do you agree and why?

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Some students choose to enter the university immediately after finishing high school, others prefer to taking time off before beginning the university class. Which option do you think is better?

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In order to be successful, one has to make enemies? Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

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Some people think that with the development of technology and Internet, libraries will disappear, while others think libraries are always necessary. Which opinion do you agree?

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? With the popularity of the technology that focuses on entertainment, people read fewer books than before.

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Some people think the Internet provides people with a lot of information, while others think access to so much information creates problems. Which view do you agree with?

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Government should forbid violence and bad language in TV programs. Use specific reasons and examples in your answer.

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Some people believe that we should not discuss the private activities of popular people, like movie stars and singers. Do you agree or disagree with this view?

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Do you agree or disagree that a celebrity should set a good example for young people? Use details and examples to support your explanation

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Nowadays people use extreme methods, like surgery to change their appearance. They do this because they are trying to become more attractive. Do you think this is a good idea?

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Do you think it is important for parents to teach their kids to learn how to manage money? Use reasons and specific examples to support your opinion.

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Do you agree or disagree that it is important for children to learn to draw or paint.

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Some people prefer to buy new books while some people would like to buy used books, what is your opinion?

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Some people prefer to watch entertainment programs on television. Others prefer to watch educational programs. Which do you prefer?

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Some people prefer to finish the assignment a long time before the due date while others prefer finishing assignment right before the due date. Which one do you prefer?

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: it is never too late to get a degree in university.

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Some students think it is good to choose the future career before entering the university. Others think it is good to take a few university classes before choosing the future career. Which one do you prefer and explain why.

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Some people prefer to give their opinions immediately. Others prefer to wait and listen to others’ opinions before giving their own. Which one do you think is better?

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Some people prefer sending messages while others prefer making phone calls directly. Which one do you prefer?

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Do you agree or disagree with the statement that experienced doctors are better than young doctors?

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Your degree requires that you should choose a history course. Which of the following courses would you prefer? (1) Art history (2) Twentieth-century world history (3) Science history

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You will need to accomplish an assignment for a presentation. Which one will you choose? (1) Act out a scene from a play (with a partner) (2) Explain your review of a novel you recently read (3) Read a selection of poem

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Which of following aspects do you think contributes most to country's success? (1) many business opportunities (2) well rounded medical care system (3) a developed educational system

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Which one would you like to choose for your final project? (1) giving a presentation (2) writing a paper (3) creating a video .

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There is going to be a TV show. Which show would you like to watch? (1) Interview school leaders (2) Students’ debate on political and social topics (3) Comedy about school life

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Which of the following technological developments have made the greatest impact on students’ lives? (1) Electronic books (2) Online classes (3) Smartphones

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Your government is going to choose to invest in one of the following three areas. Which area do you think is worth investing? (1) land exploration (2) education (3) health care

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In your opinion, which of the following behavior is the most negative one displayed by children? (1) Being selfish (2) To speak impolitely (3) Being loud

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Which of the following choices do you think has the greatest impact on environmental protection? (1) Governmental regulations (2) Environmental awareness groups (3) Individual efforts

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Which of the following three activities do you prefer to do with a group of people rather than alone? (1) Eat a meal (2) Listen to music (3) Do homework

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If university plans to add a new course that is not being offered to students, which of the following courses, in your opinion, would attract most students? (1) Sound engineering and recording (2) History of rock music (3) Film studies

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The university wants to provide student more types of entertainment and three choices provided below. Which do you prefer. (1) A theater performance by the student actors (2) A concert provided by professional musician (3) A lecture from a professor.

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If you are going to choose a position in school community during summer vacation, which one will you choose? (1) Library desk front/ receptionist (2) Technician (3) Paint a wall in community

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The university decides to remodel the dormitory and add a new space to it. Which space do you recommend to add in your dormitory? (1) Café (2) Study room (3) Game room

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Your city is going to build a new place to attract more visitors. Among the following three options, which do you think is the best? (1) A local history museum (2) A modern art and film museum (3) A science museum

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Three kinds of activities will be offered on a special day organized by the International Student office. Which one do you prefer? (1) International food fair (2) International music festival (3) International film festival

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What would you most like to take a course in? (1) Mathematics (2) Painting (3) Science

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Which of the following functions of smartphones most beneficial to students? (1) taking photos (2) listening to the music (3) recording lectures